Lyndon Alves is new Crime Chief

first_imgDays after being appointed Deputy Commissioner of Police, Lyndon Alves has also been designated Crime Chief, replacing with immediate effect Paul Williams, who has been promoted to the rank of Deputy Commissioner, Administration.Deputy Commissioner of Police, Lyndon AlvesDeputy Police Commissioner Maxine Graham has ascended to the office of Deputy Commissioner ‘Operations,’ while Deputy Commissioner Nigel Hoppie will head the Special Branch/Intelligence Unit.Assistant Police Commissioner Clifton Hicken, who once held a post at Police Headquarters, will take charge of ‘B’ Division (Berbice), replacing Lyndon Alves.The Guyana Police Force also announced on Monday that Senior Superintendent Calvin Brutus has taken up the post of Commander of ‘C’ Division (East Coast), while Superintendent Dion Moore, who served as Traffic Chief, will now take up the post of Second in Command of ‘D’ Division (West Bank/West Coast Demerara).The new Traffic Chief will, however, be Superintendent Linden Isles; and Superintendent Ramesh Ashram, who acted as Traffic Chief for some time, will now take charge of ‘A’ Division Traffic Department.last_img read more

Two militants killed in Shopian encounter

first_imgTwo militants have been killed in a gunfight with security forces in south Kashmir’s Shopian on Friday, police said.In the morning, security forces zeroed in on the militants, triggering the gun battle.Initial reports suggest that the security forces launched the operation in an orchard in Dragad area of the Zainapora belt in Shopian. It followed a tip-off.”The militants opened fire when the security forces zeroed in on them. The operation is on,” said the police.The area has been cordoned and more reinforcements were rushed to the spot.last_img